iPad 2 vs iPad Mini Retina: What Buyers Need to Know

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The iPad 2 is expected to be getting the boot at some point this year, according to rumors, which would end the tablet’s three-year reign as an active seller in the Apple Store. The company has kept the older tablet around despite its usual tradition of phasing out older products around two years after they’re released, […]

iOS 7.0.6 on iPad Mini Retina: Impressions and Performance

The iOS 7.0.6 update runs well on the iPad Mini Retina.

The iOS 7.0.6 update arrived out of the blue while consumers were looking for iOS 7.1, bringing an important security fix to iOS 7. This update is available for all iOS 7 devices and in this article we are taking a look at how iOS 7.0.6 performs on the iPad Mini Retina. This is a […]

How to Use the iPad as an iPhone with iOS 7

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You’re sitting in a coffee shop or maybe even waiting for your flight in the airport when you realize your iPhone is about to die and you have no way of plugging it in. The situation wouldn’t be that bad if you didn’t need to call anyone, but there’s a chance you’ll actually need to […]

iPad 2 vs iPad Mini: What’s the Better Value?

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The iPad 2 is expected to be getting the boot at some point this year, ending its three-year reign as an active seller in Apple Stores. The company has kept the older tablet around, claiming that it was still popular amongst schools and businesses. However, it looks like Apple will be making way for a […]

10 iPad Settings to Change Today for a Better Experience

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When an iPad buyer gets their wonderful iPad mini or iPad Air home, they might eventually make their way to the iPad Settings screen and change a few things for a better experience. We wanted to share a few Settings that people usually don’t consider. Before continuing, connect the iPad to a computer via a […]

iPad Mini Retina on Sale for $50 Off at Best Buy

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Best Buy has been on a roll recently with iPad sales, and today’s deal keeps it rolling. The electronics retailer has dropped the price of the Retina-equipped iPad mini by $50 on all models, which means you can get one for as low as $350 for the 16GB version. The deal might not be as […]

How to Use Personal Hotspot on iPad Air and iPad mini

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Using the Personal Hotspot feature on the Apple iPad Air or iPad mini can save users money and offer a convenient connection to their iPad’s wireless data. People who don’t want to use something like a Mi-Fi or Jetpack, which offers a mobile hotspot for up to 5-10 users, can serve up a connection without […]

X-Doria Cases for iPad Air and iPad mini Review

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X-Doria Cases for iPad Air and iPad mini look nice, protect well and offer impressive functionality thanks to the magnetic wake/sleep feature and the design of the stand function built into the case. We really like these cases and think iPad Air owners who like some flair will like the version for the larger iPad. […]

Magnus Mini for iPad mini Review

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Ten One Design offers the Magnus Mini for the Apple iPad mini. This small accessory holds the iPad mini up on its side in landscape orientation creating a nice viewing experience when used at one angle or a comfortable typing experience at the lower angle. The tiny stand grabs hold of the magnets built into […]

Acer’s New Android Tablet Looks Like an iPad mini but Costs Much Less

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At CES, Acer showed off its brand new tablet lineup that includes a refreshed version of its A1 series in the Iconia A1-830. The name isn’t glamorous but the tablet makes for it with a cheap price tag, some solid specifications and a design that looks a whole lot like Apple’s current 7.9-inch iPad, the […]

Moshi Versacover for Still Better than Apple Smartcase

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Our favorite iPad mini case comes from Moshi and costs less than Apple’s thin and lightweight Apple Smart Case, while working better than the Apple offering. The Moshi VersaCover does everything the Smart Case does, but adds a nice trick with a folding cover that sets up the iPad in more angles than the Apple […]

Best iPad mini & iPad mini Retina Cases

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The iPad mini and iPad mini Retina share the same design which means there are a plethora of iPad mini cases, skins, sleeves and covers available for users to choose from. While many users may be wary of adding any bulk to the thin iPad mini and iPad mini Retina, some users will want to […]

Which iPad Should I Buy?

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After you decide to buy an iPad, there is still a very important question, “Which iPad should I buy?” With four iPad models on sale at Apple and other retailers at three different prices, this is a difficult decision, but it is pretty easy when you break it down into what the major differences are […]

iPad mini with Retina Display: Thoughts After One Month

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In my initial review of the iPad mini with Retina Display I stated that it was an almost perfect mobile device. That still holds. If you like a smaller Tablet form factor the iPad mini with Retina Display is a great choice. It is small enough to tote anywhere and powerful enough to handle just about any […]

What Not to Expect After iOS 7.0.4: iPad & iPad mini

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With iOS 7.0.4 problems swirling, an iOS 7.1 beta out for developers and the end of the year within range, iPad owners of all shapes and sizes are likely wondering what’s next, what comes after the iOS 7.0.4 update. Ahead of that future, we want to help set some software expectations for owners of the […]

T-Mobile iPhone 5s Drops to $0 Down for the Holiday

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As we suspected, T-Mobile is dropping the down payment for the iPhone 5s, meaning that you can get the new device at no up-front cost when you sign on with T-Mobile. The iPhone 5c, iPad Air and iPad mini with Retina display have also gotten their down payments dropped on T-Mobile. There is a slight […]

What to Expect After iOS 7.0.4: iPad Air, iPad mini & More

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Several weeks ago, Apple released its iOS 7.0.4 update to iOS 7 users, an update that currently represents the most up-to-date software that is available to users with the iPhone, iPad and iPod touch. It’s not going to be that way forever. With iOS 7.0.4 problems surfacing, and an iOS 7.1 update in the beta […]

iPad Cyber Monday 2013 Deals Offer Up to $150 Off

Here are the best iPad Cyber monday 2013 deals around.

The iPad Cyber Monday 2013 deals are selling out quickly, but they are available, and shoppers can save up to $150 on select models — with savings on the iPad 2, iPad 4, iPad Air and iPad mini. These iPad Cyber Monday deals are available online only, so you will need to shop from your […]

iPad Black Friday 2013 Deal Roundup

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Black Friday shoppers will be delighted to know that there will be several iPad Black Friday deals with retailers offering discounts on Apple’s brand new iPad Air, the company’s aging iPad 2 and even the company’s original iPad mini. Apple still hasn’t announced its own Black Friday deals that it will be offering come November […]